The table below looks at the statistics for the Application Security Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Application Security Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Security Specialist
Rank 873 861 841
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -20
Permanent jobs requiring an Application Security Specialist 11 27 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.011% 0.025% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.027% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 11 26 9
Average salary £72,500 £60,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.83% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £83,000
UK excluding London average salary £72,500 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+20.83% +20.00%
Application Security Specialist
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
96305 101240 93715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.20% 94.50% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81010 82636 78466
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Application Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Application Security Specialist in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Application Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in England

Application Security Specialist
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Application Security Specialist across the England region.

Application Security Specialist Salary Trend in England

Application Security Specialist
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Application Security Specialist across the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Application Security Specialist Salary Histogram in England

Application Security Specialist
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Application Security Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +19 10 £62,500 -10.71%
South West - 1 £72,500 -
Application Security Specialist
UK

Application Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Application Security Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Application Security Specialist in their job title.

1 30 (76.92%) Security Testing
2 28 (71.79%) Java
3 27 (69.23%) OWASP
3 27 (69.23%) Information Security
4 26 (66.67%) .NET
5 25 (64.10%) C++
6 21 (53.85%) Finance
7 20 (51.28%) C#
8 19 (48.72%) C
8 19 (48.72%) Struts
8 19 (48.72%) Python
8 19 (48.72%) RDBMS
8 19 (48.72%) Spring
8 19 (48.72%) Relational Database
9 18 (46.15%) Cyber Security
10 13 (33.33%) PCI DSS
11 11 (28.21%) Degree
11 11 (28.21%) Ethical Hacking
12 10 (25.64%) Banking
13 9 (23.08%) SDLC
14 8 (20.51%) Financial Institution
15 7 (17.95%) E-Commerce
16 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET
16 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
16 6 (15.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 6 (15.38%) Cryptography
16 6 (15.38%) Automated Testing
16 6 (15.38%) Software Engineering
16 6 (15.38%) Manual Testing
17 5 (12.82%) BPMN

Application Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Application Security Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Application Security Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.56%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) Firewall
2 2 (5.13%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (48.72%) RDBMS
1 19 (48.72%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Git (software)
General
1 21 (53.85%) Finance
2 10 (25.64%) Banking
3 8 (20.51%) Financial Institution
4 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
5 2 (5.13%) Marketing
5 2 (5.13%) Electronics
5 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (66.67%) .NET
2 19 (48.72%) Struts
2 19 (48.72%) Spring
3 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET
4 5 (12.82%) LAMP
5 1 (2.56%) HTML
5 1 (2.56%) Web Services
5 1 (2.56%) CSS
5 1 (2.56%) SOAP
5 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.56%) WCF
5 1 (2.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Cryptography
2 5 (12.82%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.13%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (76.92%) Security Testing
2 27 (69.23%) OWASP
2 27 (69.23%) Information Security
3 18 (46.15%) Cyber Security
4 11 (28.21%) Ethical Hacking
5 9 (23.08%) SDLC
6 7 (17.95%) E-Commerce
7 6 (15.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 6 (15.38%) Automated Testing
7 6 (15.38%) Software Engineering
7 6 (15.38%) Manual Testing
8 5 (12.82%) BPMN
8 5 (12.82%) UML
8 5 (12.82%) OOP
8 5 (12.82%) MVC
8 5 (12.82%) MVVM
8 5 (12.82%) Vulnerability Management
9 4 (10.26%) TOGAF
9 4 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (5.13%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (71.79%) Java
2 25 (64.10%) C++
3 20 (51.28%) C#
4 19 (48.72%) C
4 19 (48.72%) Python
5 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
6 5 (12.82%) PHP
7 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (28.21%) Degree
2 3 (7.69%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (7.69%) Google
2 2 (5.13%) SAP
3 1 (2.56%) Barracuda Networks